UP CLOSE | An abundance of caution

April 21, 2014 • 0
In November, campus shut down after rumors of a rogue gunman reached the New Haven Police Department. Although the tip did not prove correct, in the wake of shootings at Columbine and Sandy Hook, universities are more concerned about campus safety than ever before.

Incident draws attention to drug use

April 21, 2014 • 0
In the wake of a March incident at Durfee Hall, the University is attempting to stymie the growing problem of hard drug use on campus.

One year later, gun bill praised

April 11, 2014 • 0
Connecticut lawmakers are touting comprehensive firearm restrictions passed one year ago as instrumental to a continuing decline in gun violence.

City leaders launch youth mentoring campaign

April 10, 2014 • 0
A group of New Haven’s highest ranking public officials gathered on Wednesday to implore members of the Elm City to take action against the youth violence that continues to plague its streets.

Malloy delivers data portal

April 8, 2014 • 0
A government website that delivers aggregated data to the masses could have far-reaching implications for life in Connecticut by increasing transparency and community involvement.

Study probes impact of trauma on community

April 3, 2014 • 0
Recent scientific findings have steered activists, academics and public officials in New Haven to support programs that address the effects of violence on the mental health of inner-city residents.

Antiviolence discussion continues

March 28, 2014 • 0
Chris Murphy held a second roundtable meeting last week that convened leaders from all corners of the city.

Shooting kills young homicide victim

March 27, 2014 • 0
Days after police found two gunshot victims outside a nearby elementary school, more details have emerged in the city’s latest homicide case.

Report shows statewide crime decrease

March 24, 2014 • 0
Despite New Haven’s reputation as a dangerous city, the overall crime rates in Connecticut have decreased in the past several years, a report issued Friday by the governor’s office showed.

Civil rights in New Haven questioned

March 7, 2014 • 0
What has come to be known as the New Haven 10 case will be brought to trial starting April 25.

Toad’s to close for 2 days

March 4, 2014 • 0
The state will close Toad’s for two days this month, after the state’s Liquor Control Commission’s charged the business with selling alcohol to minors.

Former senate candidate pushes drug reform

February 28, 2014 • 0
Sylvester Salcedo, a local Navy veteran-turned-lawyer, is starting a statewide push for the decriminalization of heroin.